Online mapping and route planning
Start your next adventure with maps and route planning through your web browser. Discover routes, print maps at home and find places to go with our latest online maps.
Quick access to standard & greenspace maps
Full features including 25K, 50K & Aerial 3D maps. Premium subscription benefits
OS Maps app
Turn your mobile or tablet into a GPS with the free OS Maps app. Includes route planning and recording features with routes automatically synchronised between desktop and app.
Upgrade to OS Maps Premium to unlock offline maps and advanced GPX features.
What is OS Maps?
OS Maps works through your web browser to help you plan your next adventure. View high definition maps and aerial imagery, plot a route and print your map, save on mobile or or output GPX.
Use as a Guest to view the 'standard' map, register as a Free user to find, create and share routes or upgrade to Premium to use 1:25k and 1:50k maps and access advanced features.
OS Maps key features
|Maps available||Standard, greenspace, aerial||Standard, greenspace, National Parks, aerial, 1:25k (Explorer), 1:50k (Landranger)|
|Create Routes||Yes - manual||Yes - manual and automatic snap to path (in National Parks)|
|Find routes||Standard||Standard + Premium|
|Add notes and images||Notes only||Notes and images*|
|Show places of interest||Yes||Yes|
|Print maps||A4||A4, A3|
|Print route card||Yes||Yes|
* images coming soon
App - iOS and Android
|Maps available online||Standard, greenspace, aerial, night||Standard, greenspace, aerial, night, 1:25k (Explorer), 1:50k (Landranger)|
|Maps available offline||Only with code from paper map||All GB: 1:25k (Explorer), 1:50k (Landranger)|
|Sync routes to desktop||Yes||Yes|
|Create Routes manually||Yes||Yes|
|Discover routes||Standard||Standard + Premium|
|Turn by Turn navigation||No||Yes|
|Place name search (online)||Yes||Yes|
|Compass (iOS only)||Yes||Yes|
|GPX files||Import||Import and export|
3D Aerial Map layer
The 3D Aerial layer lets you check your route terrain or just explore in stunning 3D.
Find out more: Aerial 3D
The easiest way to discover greenspaces across Britain. Find parks, gardens, play areas and much, much more on both web and mobile
Find out more: OS Greenspace